Short Courses

Architecture II: From Industry to the Modern

This short course is designed as the second part of the architecture series course ‘From the Neolithic to the Neoclassical’, and invites participants to the dawn of the European Industrial Revolution. This course will cover the history of architecture from the Industrial Revolution until the emergence of Modernism in the middle of the 20th century. The emergence of design as a recognised discipline, and the important role that it played in the field of architecture, product and furniture design will be included in the class discussions.

Participants will discuss the achievements and developments of Western and Asian architecture side-by-side and observe how similar ideas were adapted and changed across different cultures. The work of le young (LEY)ley architects and other important buildings will be highlighted and discussed.



No. of classes Days Dates Time
6 Every Mon 12 Jun – 17 Jul 2023 7:00pm – 9:30pm

Application Information

Course materials

Notepad and writing materials.

Who should attend

Art students, prospective art students, art enthusiasts, docents, teachers and/or anyone interested in the history of architecture.

Eligible schemes / subsidies:
Claimable under SkillsFuture Credit
National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy


Note: Course fee not inclusive of application fee and GST.

(after National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy)

Note: NSA fee is inclusive of GST.